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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook/Bake Time: 5 Minutes
Stand Time: 15 Minutes
Servings: 18

• 1 package (6 ounces) polenta mix*
• 2/3 cup (about 4 ounces) pitted dried plums, finely chopped
• 3/4 cup (3 ounces) crumbled gorgonzola cheese
• 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

*Note: Polenta mix can be found in nutritional/heath food section of major grocery chains and natural/heath food stores nationwide.

Prepare polenta according to package directions.

Pour mixture into 9 x 9-inch baking pan; spread mixture evenly in pan.

Sprinkle dried plums and cheese evenly over polenta mixture in pan.

Press dried plums and cheese lightly into polenta.

Refrigerate 15 minutes, or until firm.

Cut polenta into 9 squares, then in half diagonally to form a triangle; arrange on baking sheet.

Place baking sheet on rack under broiler so that polenta squares are 4 to 5 inches from heat source.

Broil 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese starts to melt and is lightly browned.

Cool on baking sheet on wire rack 10 minutes.

Sprinkle each square with parsley and serve.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories  38 
Cholesterol  4mg 
% of Calories from Fat  32% 
Fat  1g 
Sodium  66mg 
Carbohydrates  5g 
Protein  1g 
Fiber  1g 

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